• McAfee on prison life
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    McAfee on prison life: ‘Like the Hilton without turn down service’

    The crypto enthusiast, charged with tax evasion, says he is having a ‘fascinating time’ in Spanish jail—and is sharing his cell with a drug dealer

    The crypto enthusiast’s wife, Janice, said on Twitter that he was in “good spirits” despite being in detention—and that he had this message for his followers: “Hello from prison my friends. I am having a fascinating time. Spanish prison is not that bad. We can wear whatever clothes we want. We can smoke and socialize. It’s like the Hilton without turn down service.”

  • McAfee 2020 presidential campaign website
    People,  Politics

    ‘Don’t Vote McAfee’: A presidential ‘un-hopeful’ talks privacy and why the president is powerless

    Presidential candidate and controversial crypto enthusiast John McAfee spoke to Modern Consensus about the importance of privacy, DEXs and, of course, the Kennedy assassinations

    Before the presidential campaign, John McAfee had long been known in the crypto space for his contentious Twitter account, where he used to promote altcoins in between tweets about bitcoin’s price (with infamous phallic bets) and alternate history. Now, however, the altcoin promotions are off the table—but the conspiracy theory claims are definitely not—as McAfee gears up for a 2020 U.S. presidential campaign that has the catchy slogan, “Don’t Vote McAfee.”

  • must reads John McAfee in jail
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    McAfee arrested and freed again, reportedly heading to UK

    Assuming he does show up in Britain, McAfee could be extradited to the US to face tax evasion charges

    In the past 24 hours, anti-virus pioneer, cryptocurrency advocate, alleged felon, and U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee said, via Twitter, that he was: In jail in the Dominican Republic after being arrested for the second time in 24 hours; Out of jail in the Dominican Republic yet again; Holding a Twitter vote to ask if he should “run for… Prime Minister of Great Britain"; En route to London, where he could be extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted on tax evasion charges.

  • John McAfee - don't vote McAfee
    Bitcoin

    Today in Crazy Crypto: A Belgian Satoshi wannabe and McAfee is McA-Free

    Another pretender to the Bitcoin throne emerges, while gun enthusiast and would-be Trump usurper John McAfee walks free in the DR

    From Florida and the Dominican Republic, the wackier ends of the cryptocurrency world came to the fore this week, as yet another Satoshi Nakamoto threw his hat into the ring and a pungent John McAfee walked out of a Dominican jail after an incarceration few believed was genuine in the first place.